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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ THimSDAY, JULY 1. 1918 TilE LliTHBHIIJOl-: IMILY IIERAtl* r*AGE NINE '> : : : > ? ! > ? * �� � ? TROOP TRAINS. ? : � : > * *>� ? : : : :� ? : : * : > : : : Mr. A. Barnsley has gone to Banff to join Mrs. Barnsley and family. '  * � Miss .Jessie Bickoll left this afternoon for Sylvan Lake where she will spend a month camping with friends.   � Mr. A. W. Haggerty of Lelhbridgo Is the guest of Mr, and Mrs. \V. M. Demming during the exhibition at Cai gary.  �  Mrs. G. W. Robinson and son Jim left last night to spend the summer In Proctor, B. C.    Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Walters and son are visitors in Banff. Mr. T. Watson of the Standard Bank staff lias been transferred to Edmonton and has loft to take up his new du ties there.    Mr. W. C. S. Lewis ia a guest at the McDonald at Edmonton. �  * Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Saunders and Misses K. and Corrlne Roy left this morning for Winnipeg by motor.  * � Miss Glayzer and Miss Brodie were week-end visitors at Cowley.  *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Biggs and family Many tim^cbst inoi� Ifaan , SOCIAL EVENTS �  * The Baptist Sunday school hold a iiio.st enjoyable picnic yesterday afternoon at the river bottom, and in spite of unfavorable weather conditions was a decided success. The children turn; ed out In large numbers and had a splendid time. Baseball games and races were thoroughly enjoyed by enthusiastic contestants, as well as the delightful picnic supper which followed. � � V  o ? CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES ? : : The regular monthly meeting of the Nursing Mission Board will bs held in the Y.M.C.A. next Monday afternoon at four o'clock. The members are kindly requested to have their collecting done before that- dale and it is hoped that every member will be pre sent as there wilt be no meeting in August. �  � There will be a meeting of the Girls' Auxiliary tonight In the Club house. There is a great deal of sewing to be done In connection with the parasols and as many as possible are asked to attend In order that they may be sent off immediately.   � The proceeds of the Next-of-Kln tag day held on Dominion Day amounted to ?275.  * * A meeting of the Next-of-Kln will be held In the Moose Hall on PriSay even^ ing at 7:30. �  -  An important quarterly business meeting will be held at the Baptist church at 8:30 tonight sharp. A full attendance of members . Is requested. �   �?>*>>? ? > WEDDINGS : � � . > ? : : ? : ? : : o LAIDLAW-DAROIE. On Saturday evening. Juno 29, at the home of the offlcialiiiK clergymnn. Rev. A. W. R. Whitemiin. r/M Tenth avenue northeast, Mrs. Isabel Dargie, of Coleman, was united In marriage to William Steele Laldlaw, of Prank, Alta. JULY CLEAR AN C ULMMM ' ? ? : > > ? ? ? > : > ? : : > : : ? : : : : ? : : GENERAL HOLEPROOF HOSIERY RYLANDS&Co. HOME JOURNAL PATTERNS This week we are showing an attractive new line of silk and wool sweater coats. These are now very popular for wear when a light weight garment is required. See our window display or better still come in and try them on. WHITE UNDERSKIRTS Ladles' white cambric underskirts fn good quality of cotton. Good full size. Neatly tucked and trimmed with lace. Worth "yr ?1.00. Week End Special I DC LADIESVHOSE A limited quantity only of ladles' fine black llslo and cotton hose. Good solid black and full fashioned stylo. They are traveller's samples and come in size 9 only. Regular 40e, O C for ........... ....... �dC WOOL SWEATER A light weight wool sweater for- the cool evenings In a soft shade of ma >> 4> > > > > *  Stratford, Out., July 4.- Mrs. Davis, wife of Fred Davis, M.P.P. for Gleichen, Alta., died suddenly at Mitchell, this morning, from heart trouble, With her huspand she had been visiting Mr,,Davis's fatljer, W. R O.avla, editor of the Mitclieil Advocate, j,flier homq, Seaforth before tie^Mnarr^iaee.   !� * * � -S- � * ? ? � "ft !S>  New York, July 4.-More than one hundred thousand men and- women, repreeentativoB of thirty-four nationalities, were In line to-day behincl a contingent of American fighting men in the greatest 'patriotic para'do and pageant ever witnessed in New York City. ,  - The parade itnilt.,...at first ?et at 75,000 by the mayor's committee on national defense, soon grow tq 100,-000 and late last night a limit of 110,-000 had to. be -enforced in order that all the paradefs inlight pass the reviewing sUind .before nightfall. Proo-peots of dlsseiisldn early dlsapuearea and Italians marched . heliind irishmen and Hungarians fell Into Hue at llielr assigned' I'laces without their national costume^ and ull kept time and stepped to American music played by fifteen bands. The pageant feature of the. parade consisted of 125 floats. Great.Britain being represented by two-,  Above the, heads of the marchers during tho twelve hours of the parade twenty nillUai*y airplanes circled in battle formation,, while other filers bombarded the spectators with loyalty bombs. In Washington. Washington, July 4.-Nations allied with the United States in tUe world war united in tho celebration of Independence Day at tho nation's capl tal. More than 10,000 persons took part in a gigantic pageant entitled "Democracy Triumphant," given on tho grounds surrounding the Washing ton monument. Headed by the diplomatic repre sentatlves In Washington, eaph of the nationalities staged a tableau during (he day, all of which went to make up the pageant. Practically aU of the SouOi American and Central American republics through their legation attaches joined In tho celebration. In the parade up Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol, the various re- A general meeting of the Retail Merchants' Association was held last night when a large amount of business dealing with the interests of the association in view of. recent legislation was dealt with. _ , The resignation of the  president, Mr. N. B. Good, was acceptfed with re-grot- and he was 'cordially thanked for his successful efforts on behalf of tlie association. The 1st vice-president, Mr. J; W. Bawden, was appointed acting president and a nominating committee was named to obtain the best man poselble to assume the office. Tho meeting decided to request the City Commissioners that If a public holiday was declared during fair week that same be on Wednesday, July 24th, the usual mercliants' half-holiday. , The Alberta convention of the Retail Mercliants' Association of Canada win be hold in Edmonton on July ijth and 10th. Every member of the sasociation Is urgently requested to attend as Important buslntit affecting future legislation and the Interests of the association will be dealt with. At this meeting officers tor Aid berta will also be appointed. -- 'jl: AUSTRALIAN ATTACK. With the British Army In France, July 4.-Australian troop* attacked the German lines nurth. east of VJIIers-'Bretonnaux on the Somme frcnt this morning and be-' sides talking Hamel village ara said to have battled, their way forward beyong Hamel- arid the Valr Woods between Hamol and Vlllers-Bretonneux. SMASHING BLOW. To the north of this raglorir between the SommiT and ijn* Ancre another stnaahing blow was struck by British- troops whioh advanced the front- line 400 yards along a front of'1200 yards. 8av> eral hundred prisoner* were taken In the advance. An Opportiinity to Economize Why pay $30.00 or $40.00 for a new suit of clothes when you can get your worn suit made to look like new by sending it to us and having it Dry Cleaned and Pressed. Don't miss this opportunity. DRY CLEANING DEPARTMENT LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY CO. UMITED PHONE 461 P. 0. MX 4?7 4640 ;